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Wild Olive Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   4 Keurboom Road, Newlands 7708, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wild Olive is a big old house, that allows me to feel at home. My home away from home when in CT. I stay here on business and when on holiday with my family. I have stayed here every month for the past year. Four reasons why I prefer staying at Wild Olive when in Cape Town. Friendly, organised staff.... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time I have stayed at Wild Olive. Both times, my booking was handled with efficiency and my room was extremely comfortable. A really delicious breakfast is served daily which I thoroughly enjoyed. I will always stay there when in Cape Town.

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Durban, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house is a beautiful restored Cape Town home with great amenities. Great breakfast and a reasonably priced evening meal if you want to stay home and just relax. The staff are really amazing and Gillian an absolute star!. I have stayed here for the last six months two nights a week and previously for a year at two nights... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
20 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The location really is perfect for watching a game at Newlands. It is so close (walking distance) that the crowd on the stadium can be heard all the way to the room, too. We had a room at the top and it was nice, peaceful and comfortable, even if not extremely big. The house is old and traditional, but cute... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stayed here for 3 days in May as we wanted to be close to the Newlands Stadium. Our accommodation was beautiful, comfortable, clean - a home away from home. It was very safe, quiet and private. The staff were wonderful and always accommodating. We will definitely stay here again. We found it very relaxing - a great way to... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This is possibly one of the best Guest Houses that I have ever stayed at, the accommodation was fantastic, food excellent and staff extremely helpful and professional! I have stayed at 5 Star Guest houses that weren't this good! I would definately recommend The Wild Olive Guest House to all!

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Singapore, Singapore
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12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed 5 days at wild olive in mid of March. Excellence location. Great and healthy breakfast. Clean room. Nice pool but we didn't find the time to swim since we were always out to enjoyed Cape Town. Will be back.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I stayed here for a week with my mother and my teenage daughter. We were warmly welcomed by staff and were able to leave our bags in the office before our check in time. Throughout our stay the staff were always very helpful and if we needed anything they were always able to provide it. This included gluten free options... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Lovely welcome, very nice rooms, superb breakfast and very clean pool area. We loved our stay and would happily return. A few miles from CT centre, but an easy 15 minute drive and no issue to us. A tiny criticism is that the soundproofing between rooms is not great, but it's a minor thing and is heavily outweighed by the... More

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

I have visited the Wild Olive several times in the past. It is an excellent B&B. You very much get the feeling that you are visiting your family! The rooms are well-equipped with a fair-sized outdoor pool. Breakfast is of a high quality and the staff is unfailingly friendly. Its location makes it ideal for the rugby and cricket stadia... More

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Address: 4 Keurboom Road, Newlands 7708, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Newlands
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Wild Olive Guest House 4*
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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Wild Olive Guest House extends a warm welcome to Business and Leisure guests. Situated under Table Mountain close to the business areas of Cape Town and within walking distance of Newlands Cricket and Rugby stadiums. The V&A Waterfront and the Green Point 2010 football stadium are all within a 20 min car journey. All rooms are well appointed and en-suite and you can work out in our gym or pool and relax in the sauna. ... more   less 
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